Walking down the aisles at Chittagong University Museum, a treasure trove of priceless antiquities and archaeological knowledge, it would seem as if history has come alive there.
Several gold traders of Hazari Lane and New Market areas of Chattogram city, and Tanti Bazar in Dhaka are directly involved with a racket that smuggles gold from Myanmar to India via Bangladesh.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel beneath the Karnaphuli River on October 28 during her visit to the port city.
Three police constables were killed and two others injured as a train hit a police car at an unmanned level crossing in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila yesterday.
Most of the Muslim devotees of the port city are unaware of a hidden gem of Islamic heritage in the heart of the city. The Kadam Mubarak Mosque, located in Jamal Khan in port city has been carrying the history of the Mughal era. But the most unique and interesting thing about it is that the mosque is believed to have a footprint of the beloved prophet Muhammad (pbuh) for the last 350 years.
The narrow Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar highway may pose an obstacle to reaping the benefits of the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel under the Karnaphuli, which will be opened on October 28 this year.
A group of masked men unleashed a wave of terror on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway early yesterday, leaving behind a trail of looted vehicles and injured passengers.